Perfect Darkness

A film by: Maaike Neuville

Gus and his pregnant girlfriend Anna are on holiday. During their nightly walk to a spot near the water, Anna makes a confession. Can the couple, amidst the wildness of nature and under a full moon, overcome the conflict? Will they reach their idyllic spot? Perfect Darkness is a short about the nature of love.

Country: Belgium
Length: 23’49”
Completion: 12/2016
Genre: drama
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English / Dutch

Festivals::

  • International Short Film Festival Leuven, Belgium (3 – 10 December, 2016)
    National Competition & Openings Program
  • Glasgow Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (15 – 19 March, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival, Germany (26 April – 1 May, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Brussels Short Film Festival, Belgium (27 April – 7 May, 2017)
    National Competition
  • VIS Vienna Shorts Film Festival, Austria (1 – 6 June, 2017)
    Fiction & Documentary Competition
  • La Guarimba International Film Festival, Italy (7 – 11 August, 2017)
    Official Fiction Competition
  • Festival Off-Courts Trouville, France (8 – 16 September, 2017)
    Competition
  • THESS International Short Film Festival Thessaloniki, Greece (25 – 30 September, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, Belgium (29 September – 6 October, 2017)
    Focus Cinema
  • Brest European Short Film Festival, France (7 – 12 November, 2017)
    Special program

Director: Maaike Neuville
Screenplay: Maaike Neuville
Producer: Animal Tank: Brecht Van Elslande, Bert Lesaffer
Cinematographer: Grimm Vandekerckhove
Sound: Kwinten Van Laethem
Editor: Fairuz Ghammam
Composer: Arnold Schönberg
Line producer: Brecht Van Elslande, Victoria Trzeciak
Cast: Eva Binon, Jorge Jauregui Allue